Ed Case, Mazie Hirono
Ed Case, Mazie Hirono

Hirono Controlled by Special Interests, Case said

Former Congressman Ed Case, (D-Hi, 2002-2007), who is in a heated U.S. Senate primary race against Congresswoman Mazie Hirono, D-HI, said yesterday his opponent is raising her war chest from DC insider special interest PACs and other political committees.

Hirono has received $700,000 in this campaign, and over $2 million, almost a third of all of her contributions, over her career from DC, Case said, while he has received a little over $10,000 in this campaign and just 8% over his career with the rest of his support coming from local people.

Case maintains following the money shows he is independent, while Hirono takes marching orders from the “DC-centered status quo special interests.”

The two will face off on Thursday, July 26, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Hawaii News Now.

Case Will Speak to Smart Business Hawaii on Thursday, Event Open to the Public

Ed Case, a former Hawaii Congressman turned candidate for the United States Senate, is in a hotly contested primary race for Hawaii’s top office.

Come and hear him speak about his race, his plans and hopes for Hawaii, and the battle he faces in the U.S. Senate election.

Case will be at the Smart Business Hawaii Sunrise Networking Breakfast this Thursday, July 26, in the Pineapple Room, Macy’s Ala Moana (3rd Floor), from 7 a.m. to 8:30 am.

Case represented Hawaii in the U. S. House of Representatives from 2002 to 2007. He served on the House Committees on Budget, Small Business, Education and Agriculture. He is a former SBH director, served in the State House of Representatives from 1994 to 2002 and is is a business and real estate lawyer by profession.
The event is open to the public and reservations are recommended.
SBH members and their guests pay $25 (in advance) for networking, the program, a complete buffet breakfast and free parking. The cost for non-members and walkins is $35 at the door if space is available. Call 396-1724 for reservations.

Yellow Postcards Key to Finding Right Voting Place

Those registered to vote in this August 11 primary election, should have received a yellow postcard in the mail last week from the state Office of Elections.

Read the instructions carefully because it dictates the location to vote on August 11.

Because of reapportionment and to save money, many voting locations have been consolidated and changed.

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